ChurchPulse Weekly Live- March 23, 2020

All Episodes

Derwin Gray

Derwin Gray, Lead Pastor at Transformation Church in Charlotte, SC and author of the new book Building a Multiethnic Church, joins Carey Nieuwhof and Brooke Hempell to talk about the ongoing challenges of leading multiethnic churches and the need for pastors to go through their own journeys of transformation as they lead their congregations towards true diversity and real change.

Tim Keller

Tim Keller joins Carey and David to talk about suffering, the complexity of leading through the pandemic, and his new book on the Resurrection (Hope in Times of Fear).

Rick Warren Part 2

In part 2, Carey and David sit down with Rick Warren to discuss the emotional impact that the pandemic has had on pastors, how to grieve in a healthy way as well as support others who are grieving.

Rick Warren Part 1

Rick Warren joins Carey and David to discuss how he’s led Saddleback through the pandemic, the political and racial divisions in our nation, and the opportunity for the Church to grow stronger in response to Covid. Part 1 of 2.

John Mark Comer

John Mark Comer joins Carey and Savannah to talk about the future of the Church, the importance of healthy pastoral rhythms, and how to respond to criticism in graceful and life-giving ways.

Dave Adamson

Dave Adamson joins Carey and Savannah to talk about the future of hybrid ministry and share practical advice on how church leaders can increase engagement and impact online.

Bryan Loritts

Carey Nieuwhof and Barna SVP of Research Brooke Hempell sit down with Bryan Loritts (author, speaker and teaching pastor at Summit Church) to talk about the experience of black people in America and how church leaders can disciple their people toward racial reconciliation and unity.

Jennie Allen

David Kinnaman sits down with Jennie Allen, president and founder of IF Gathering and author of ‘Get Out Of Your Head’, to discuss digital discipleship, the relationship between suffering and spiritual formation, and the challenges facing ministry to women, Gen Z and parents. Introduction by Carey Nieuwhof and Savannah Kimberlin.

David Kinnaman

Carey sits down with David for the first time in 2021 to talk about the importance of making space to grieve, how to lead through loss and how to support people well as they heal.

Jeanne Stevens

Jeanne Stevens, co-lead pastor of Soul City Church in Chicago, joins Carey and Savannah to talk about the importance of vision during times of crisis, overcoming personal hardships while leading and how to establish healthy relational boundaries in life and ministry.

Sam Collier Part 2

Sam Collier, lead pastor of Hillsong Atlanta, joins Carey and Savannah to talk more about what it’s been like planting a church during a pandemic as well as the importance of healthy boundaries and the ongoing process of racial reconciliation and healing. Part 2 of 2.

Sam Collier Part 1

Sam Collier joins Carey Nieuwhof and Savannah Kimberlin to talk about the challenging dynamics of planting Hillsong Atlanta during a pandemic. Part 1 of 2.

Rich Villodas Part 2

Rich Villodas joins Carey Nieuwhof and Savannah Kimberlin to talk about how pastors can provide better pastoral care for their people while investing in their own spiritual health as leaders. Part 2 of 2.

Rich Villodas Part 1

Rich Villodas joins Carey Nieuwhof and Savannah Kimberlin to talk about how pastors can provide better pastoral care for their people while investing in their own spiritual health as leaders. Part 1 of 2.

Vivan Mabuni

Carey and Savannah are joined by Vivian Mabuni (author, speaker and podcaster) to discuss the pandemic’s impact on women, women leaders and women ministries. Vivian offers great advice to church leaders on how they can engage and disciple the next generation of female leaders and congregants more effectively.

Craig Groeschel

Craig Groeschel, Lead Pastor of Life.Church, joins Carey to discuss how the events of 2020 have impacted the present and future of the Church in America.

Francis Chan Part 2

Francis Chan joins Carey Nieuwhof to talk about his recent journey planting a house church in Hong Kong as the pandemic spread and why he believes 2020 is a defining and refining year for the Church.

Francis Chan Part 1

Francis Chan joins Carey Nieuwhof to talk about his recent journey planting a house church in Hong Kong as the pandemic spread and why he believes 2020 is a defining and refining year for the Church.

Miles McPherson Part 2

Miles McPherson (Lead Pastor of Rock Church in San Diego) joins Carey Nieuwhof to talk about race, diversity and the Church’s role in the conversation and solution.

Miles McPherson Part 1

Miles McPherson (Lead Pastor of Rock Church in San Diego) joins Carey Nieuwhof to talk about discipleship, community outreach and church expansion in a Covid reality.

Mark Sayers Part 2

Mark Sayers joins Carey Nieuwhof to discuss the definition and role of networks and the impact they are having on how pastors and leaders navigate ministry, Covid and other chaotic cultural forces.

Mark Sayers Part 1

Carey Nieuwhof is joined by special guest co-host Mark Sayers for episodes 34 of ChurchPulse Weekly Live. In this week’s episode, Carey and Mark will discuss some of the 2020 meta trends that have impacted the Church and how those trends can positively impact the growth of churches moving into the future.

Carey Nieuwhof

Carey Nieuwhof hosts this episode of ChurchPulse Weekly and recaps some of the big themes from the first seven months of the podcast. Carey gives commentary as he shares clips from interviews with Mark Batterson, Dave Ferguson, Leslie Mack, Nona Jones, Haley Veturis, Andy Stanley, Albert Tate, Derwin Gray, Darren Scheske, Levi and Jennie Lusko, Pete Scazzero, Henry Cloud, Jon Tyson, Andy Crouch, and Mark Sayers.

Aaron McRae and Brian Wurzell

Aaron McRae (lead pastor) and Brian Wurzell (executive worship/creative pastor) of Hillside Church in Rancho Cucamonga, CA join Carey and David to discuss preaching and leading worship online, hybrid church realities and preparing for digital Christmas experiences. For research and resources on digital discipleship, online engagement, and hybrid church, subscribe to Barna Access Plus today. Go to barna.com/digitalchurch to find out more.

Alejandro Reyes and Haley Veturis

Alejandro Reyes (CEO of Digital Napkin and Executive Pastor at New Vintage Church) and Haley Veturis (Director of Digital Engagement at Bayside Church) join Carey and David to discuss online engagement, hybrid church, and how to rethink ministry in the digital realm. For research and resources on digital church, online engagement, and hybrid church, subscribe to Barna Access Plus today. Go to barna.com/digitalchurch to find out more.

Jim Sheppard and Christopher Harris

Jim Sheppard (CEO of Generis) and Christopher Harris (Executive Pastor at Crossover Church in Tampa, FL) join Carey Nieuwhof and David Kinnaman to discuss church finances, stewardship and generosity during the pandemic.

Latasha Morrison

Latasha Morrison (author and founder of Be The Bridge) joins Carey and David as they unpack recent Barna data on race and discuss how church leaders can respond with a discipleship mindset when leading their people toward racial diversity and reconciliation.

Pete Scazzero

Pete Scazzero (founding pastor of New Life Church in Queens, NY and author of Emotionally Healthy Spirituality) joins Carey and David to discuss the pandemic’s impact on the mental and emotional health of leaders and congregants.

Dave Ferguson, Roy Helu Jr. and Glenn Lawson

Carey and David dive into the unique challenges of church multiplication in a pandemic with Dave Ferguson (Lead Pastor of Community Christian Church in the greater Chicago area and president of Exponential) and Roy Helu Jr. and Glenn Lawson (two church planters at CityLight Bennington in Omaha, NE).

Andy Crouch

Carey and David sit down with Andy Crouch to discuss meta trends, the long-term impact of the pandemic and how leaders and families can learn to be tech-wise in a hyper-digital world.

Andy Stanley

Andy Stanley, senior pastor of Northpoint Community Church in Alpharetta, GA, joins Carey Neiuwhof and David Kinnaman to discuss Northpoint’s decision to reopen weekend services in 2021, the emotional impact of the pandemic on leaders and the long-term positive impact the Covid disruption can have on the Church.

Mark Batterson Part 2

Watch the episode today, August 31, 2020. Author and pastor Mark Batterson join Carey and David on this week’s episode of ChurchPulse Weekly as they discuss the latest trends and a variety of topics relevant to leading during a pandemic. Part 2 of 2.

Mark Batterson Part 1

Watch the episode from August 24, 2020. Author and pastor Mark Batterson join Carey and David on this week’s episode of ChurchPulse Weekly as they discuss the latest trends and a variety of topics relevant to leading during a pandemic. Part 1 of 2.

Leslie Mack and Shane Sanchez

Watch the episode from August 17, 2020. Carey and David are joined by Leslie Mack and Shane Sanchez to talk about doing youth ministry in an age of pandemic.

Kara Powell

Watch the episode from August 10, 2020. Carey, David and special guest Kara Powell (Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute) discuss back-to-school disruptions caused by the Covid surge, how parents, youth/kids pastors and educators have been impacted, and practical ideas to disciple the next generation in deeper ways in the midst of uncertainty.

Jon Tyson

Watch the episode from August 3, 2020. Jon Tyson, pastor of Church of the City in NYC, joins Carey and David as they discuss preaching in a time of disruption, the challenges of spiritual formation in the digital realm and innovative ways Jon’s church has made the best of the challenges of COVID.

Nona Jones

Watch the episode from July 27, 2020. Carey and David are joined by Nona Jones, author, speaker, pastor and head of Faith-Based Partnerships at Facebook.

Lysa TerKeurst

Watch the episode from July 20, 2020. Carey and David are joined by Lysa TerKeurst as they unpack the latest ChurchPulse data and talk about how vulnerability can transform the way one leads in crisis.

Derwin Gray and Darryn Scheske

Watch the episode from July 13, 2020. Carey and David dive into the latest pastor poll data with Derwin Gray (Transformation Church in Charlotte, NC) and Darryn Scheske (Heartland Church in Indianapolis, IN) and discuss the challenge of reopening church in the midst of the summer Covid spike and ongoing racial tensions.

Scott Sauls

Watch the episode from July 6, 2020. Carey and David unpack recent data about movement toward “hybrid church” – in person and digital –  joined by Scott Sauls, author and senior pastor at Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville, TN.

Albert Tate and Nicole Martin – Part 2

Watch the episode from June 29, 2020. Carey and David are joined by Albert Tate and Nicole Martin in the second of a two-part conversation on racial justice and how pastors can listen, learn and lead well in this time of disruption.

Albert Tate and Nicole Martin

Watch the episode from June 22, 2020. Carey and David are joined by Albert Tate and Nicole Martin in the first of a two-part conversation on racial justice and how pastors can listen, learn and lead well in this time of disruption.

Levi and Jennie Lusko

Watch the episode from June 15, 2020. Carey and David were joined by Levi and Jennie Lusko to talk about how the pandemic has impacted their marriage and ministry, how they’re addressing racial reconciliation at church and in their home, and what they’re doing to make new church members feel welcome in a world where people are digitally participating in churches they don’t live close to.

Frank and Jessica Bealer

Watch the episode from June 8, 2020. Frank Bealer (CEO of Phase Family Centers, Chief of Staff at Mountain Lake Church and Executive Director of Leadership at Orange / The Rethink Group) and Jessica Bealer (Author, Speaker & Director of Family Ministry Services at Generis) join Carey Neiuwhof and David Kinnaman as they discuss the impact of the pandemic on kids and youth ministry.

Glenn Packiam and Adam Weber

Watch the episode from June 1, 2020. Carey and David review the latest ChurchPulse data and are joined by guests Glenn Packiam and Adam Weber to talk about the reopening of physical gatherings.

Rich Villodas and Dr. John Fankhauser

Watch the episode from May 26, 2020 for practical advice on re-launching physical gatherings, the mental health impact of Covid-19 and the opportunity for a more deeply formed life in the midst of crisis

John Mark Comer and Tish Harrison Warren

Watch the episode from May 18, 2020. Carey and David discuss the most recent ChurchPulse data and are joined by guests John Mark Comer and Tish Harrison Warren to talk about the rhythms of spiritual formation.

Thom Rainer and Myron Pierce

Watch the episode from May 11, 2020 with guests Thom Rainer and Myron Pierce

Mark Sayers

Watch the episode from May 4, 2020 with pastor, author and culture expert Mark Sayers.

Michael Todd, Jo Saxton and Skye Jethani

Watch the episode from April 27, 2020 featuring Michael Todd, Jo Saxton and Skye Jethani on best practices for digital discipleship.

Danielle Strickland and Kenny Jahng

Watch the episode from April 20, 2020 featuring Danielle Strickland and Kenny Jahng on measuring what matters.

Dr. Henry Cloud and Holly Wagner

Dr. Henry Cloud and church leader Holly Wagner (Oasis LA) join Carey Nieuwhof and David Kinnaman to discuss the latest ChurchPulse Weekly trends and how the Church can rise to meet the mental, emotional and relational challenges their people are facing.

Bianca Juarez Olthoff and Jud Wilhite

This week’s guests, Bianca Juarez Olthoff (author and Co-Lead Pastor at The Father’s House in Orange County, CA) and Jud Wilhite (author and Senior Pastor of Central Christian Church in Las Vegas, NV) cover how church leaders can proactively minister to their communities in the midst of social distancing. You’ll also hear how pastors can prepare to preach a digital Easter message.

Bobby Gruenewald and Nona Jones

Bobby Gruenewald of YouVersion and Life Church along with Nona Jones from Facebook, join Carey Nieuwhof and David Kinnaman for an in-depth, unscripted and inspiring live webcast and podcast for those who lead. Waving data and faith into one story.

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